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Tools Needed - KitchenAid ABL2527FES12 User Instructions


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Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable
and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from refrigerator.
Failure to de so can result
in death, explosion, or fire.
To ensure proper ventilation for your refrigerator, allow for a 1/211
(1.25 cm) space at the top and behind the refrigerator• If your
refrigerator has an ice maker, allow extra space at the back for the
water line connections.
When installing your refrigerator next to a
fixed wall, leave 21/2 '' (6.3 cm) minimum on the hinge side (some
models require more) to allow for the door to swing open.
NOTE: It is recommended
that you do not install the refrigerator
near an oven, radiator, or other heat source. Do not install the
refrigerator in a location where the temperature will fall below 55°F
1/2" (1.25 cm) /
Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension
Failure to follow
these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical
Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is
important to make sure you have the proper electrical connection.
Grounding Method
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15- or 20-amp fused, grounded
electrical supply is required. It is recommended
that a separate
circuit serving only your refrigerator be provided• Use an outlet
that cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not use an
extension cord.
NOTE: Before performing any type of installation, cleaning, or
removing a light bulb, turn the control (Thermostat, Refrigerator or
Freezer Control depending on the model) OFF and then
disconnect the refrigerator from the electrical source. When you
are finished, reconnect the refrigerator to the electrical source and
reset the control (Thermostat, Refrigerator or Freezer Control
depending on the model) to the desired setting.
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
Flat-blade screwdriver
1/411 Nut driver
7/16 I I and 1/211 Open-end or two
1/411 Drill bit
adjustable wrenches
Cordless drill
All installations must meet local plumbing code requirements.
Do not use a piercing-type
or 3/_6"(4,76 ram) saddle valve
which reduces water flow and clogs more easily.
Use copper tubing and check for leaks. Install copper tubing
only in areas where the household temperatures
will remain
above freezing.

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